Born 1973 in Atlanta, GA

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY


MFA  Tufts University/School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston

BFA Painting/ BA Art History   University of Georgia

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture



Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL

Koenig & Clinton, New York, NY

Andrehn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden

Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA

Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta and Savannah, GA

Leo Koenig Inc, New York, NY

Leo Koenig Inc, New York, NY

Groeflin Maag Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland

Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA        

Groeflin Maag Galerie, Basel, Switzerland

Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY

Frieze Art Fair, London, UK (LFL Gallery)

Fredericks Freiser Gallery, New York, NY

Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MA



Words without Letters, Alon Segev Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

Love, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, NY

The Icestorm, The Willows, Brooklyn, NY

Campfire, Academic NYC, curated by Shawn Powell, Brooklyn, NY

Discerning Eyes, New Bedford Art Museum, MA

Image Makers, Novella Gallery, curated by Eleanor Ray and Avital Burg, NY

Unrealism Part 1, Fredericks and Freiser Gallery, New York, NY

Black and White, Lamontagne Gallery, curated by Brian Alfred and Shay Kun, Boston, MA

AfterModernism: Howard, Busby, Bevilacqua, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, NY

Last Night, Salomon Contemporary, curated by Merrill Mahan, New York, NY

After Modernism: Works on Paper, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, NY

Nearly Neutral, , Sarah Lawrence College, curated by John J O'Connor, NY

100 Little Deaths, Bravin Lee Programs, curated by Tom Sandford, NY

Currents, Knoxville Museum of Art, curated (from collection) by Steven Wicks, TN

35th Anniversary Show, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL

Imprints: 20 years of FH Editions, Mennello Museum of American Art, Orlando, FL

I glove U, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA

Rules of Engagement, Allan Nederpelt Gallery, curated by David Coggins, Brooklyn, NY

As Vision Moves Sideways, The Hole, AAP benefit curated by Elizabeth Insogna, NY

The Incomplete, Galerie Richard, curated by Hubert Neumann, Paris, FR

Animal Compainions, CCA Andratx, Mallorca SP

Long Long Gone, Leo Koenig Inc, NY

Reconfiguring the Body in American Art, 1820-2009, National Academy Museum, NY

Rules of Engagement, Allan Nederpelt Gallery, curated by David Coggins, Brooklyn, NY

Conceptual Figures, Deitch Projects, New York, NY

IPoised, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA

n Your Face, Buia Gallery, New York, NY

Size Matters, XS, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN

The Drawing Narrative, Jenny Jaskey Gallery, Philadelphia PA

B.I.O. 2, Kinz, Tillou and Feigen, NYC

Admirer, 31 Grand, curated by Maureen Cavanaugh, New York, NY

Recent Acquisitions, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

Size Matters, Hudson River Center for Contemporary Art, Hudson, NY

The Incomplete, Chelsea Art Museum, NYC

Neo Integrity, curated by Keith Mayerson, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

The Incomplete Incomplete, Kravets Wehby Gallery, New York, NY

Stiff, curated by Ann Toebbe, Gallery 4000, Chicago, IL

Sweets and Beauties, Fredericks and Freiser, New York, NY

Benjamin Butler, Holly Coulis, Ridley Howard, Galleria Glance, Torino, Italy

Hello Sunday, Sixtyseven Gallery, New York, NY

Honeymoon with Romeo, Groeflin Maag Galerie, Basel Switzerland

Radical Vaudeville, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

Joan Mitchell Foundation Recipients, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY

2005 Of Life and Limb, Feigen Contemporary, New York, New York, NY

Introspective Men, Madder Gallery, London, UK

Homegrown, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA

Under The Sun, Greener Pastures Contemporary Art, Toronto, Canada

Expect Art, Sean Kelly gallery, New York, NY

East International, selected by Neo Rauch and Harry Lybke, Norwich, UK

Garden State, Fredericks Freiser Gallery, New York, NY

I See You 2, curated by Kiki Smith and Sam Messer, Fredericks Freiser Gallery, New York, N

Cream, Howell Mill, Atlanta, GA

Snapshot, The Baltimore Museum of Contemporary Art, Baltimore, MD

Open, LFL Gallery, New York, NY

Go Figure, Clifford Smith Gallery, Boston, MA

Posing, The Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA



Villa Lena Foundation, Visiting Artist Residency, Tuscany, Italy

New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, Painting

Traveling Scholars Alumni Fellowship, SMFA

Joan Mitchell Foundation, Career Opportunity Grant

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

Joan Mitchell Foundation, MFA Grant

Dana Pond Painting Award, SMFA



Shana Beth Mason, Ridley Howard: Nude at Home, Whitehot Magazine, May2014

Andrew Russeth, 2014: The Year in Review, Art of the City, Artnews (online), 12/30

Scott Indrisek, Artists’ Choice: Best of 2014 (contributor), ArtInfo (online), 12/29

Stephanie Buhmann, Ridley Howard; City Waves, The Villager, Oct 30th

Steve Zevitas, Must See Painting Shows, The Huffington Post (online), Nov 20th

Scott Indrisek, Studio Tracks: Ridley Howard, ArtInfo (online), Oct 30th

Claudia Bodin, Ridley Howard, ART das Kunstmagazin, July

Guillermo Taboada, Ridley Howard, Art and Democracy (Brazil), Sep/Oct2013

Francine Miller, Ridley Howard at the Boston MFA, Modern Painters, November

Håkan Nilsson, Karin Ohlin/Ridley Howard, Svenska Dagbladet, Oct 24

Cate McQuaid, The Emotions behind Ridley Howard’s colors, Boston Globe, Aug 8

Andrew Katz, Armory Show Highlights, New American Painting (online), March 11

Pei­Ru Keh, Armory Show Highlights, Wallpaper*magazine (online), March 8

Russeth, Andrew, "16 Fine Surprises from Armory Week", GalleristNY, March 11

Reese, Rachel, "Considering Josef Albers: Ridley Howard at SCAD", Burnaway.org, Jan 15

Perl, Jed, "The Year in Art; Best Exhibits of 2012", The New Republic, Dec 27

Church, Amanda, "Ridley Howard at Leo Koenig", Art in America, April

Steadman, Ryan, "Ridley Howard at Leo Koenig", Artforum.com (critics picks), Feb

Coggins, David, "Small Desires; Ridley Howard at Leo Koenig", Modern Painters, Jan

Bunham, Stephanie, "Small Canvasses and Big Contrasts", The Villager, Feb 16th

Tarnowski, Dan, "Observations of Modern Life", Ridley Howard.., Aesthetica (UK), Feb

VanZanten,Virginia, "Artist Ridley Howard..", Wmagazine (online), Jan 18

Miller, Leigh Anne," The Lookout", Art in America (online), Feb 9

Zevitas, Steve, "10 Must See Painting Shows in the US, Feb.", The Huffington Post, Jan 30

Lutz, Jon," Interview w Ridley Howard", Daily Operation, Feb 21

Robinson, Leanna, "Meet the Press", Orlando Weekly (cover), April 19

Steadman, Ryan, “Brooklyn Aesthetics,” Paper Monument, April

Nathan, Emily, "Brooklyn Local", Arnet, February

Fourneaux, Marie-Emilie, “Ridley Howard,” Artforum Berlin, intv., Luxe Immo, December-January

Sutton, Kate, “Batting Average; Cosmoscow,” Artforum.com, December 23

Ingeborg, Ruthe, “Deine Birke is mein Strickstrumph (ArtForum Berlin Fair),” Berliner Zeitung, October 13

Partegas, Ester, "The Last Monitor", issue 5 (Latitudes at the New Museum), Nov 3

Ayerza, Josefina, “Ridley Howard, Cathy Lebowitz intv. Josephina Ayerza,” lacanian ink 33, (cover), pp. 172-179

Coggins, David, "This is all there is" Ridley Howard, catalogue essay

Kuspit, Donald, The Varieties of Body, Artnet, October

Tarnowski, Dan, “Ridley Howard at Leo Koenig,” Whitehot Magazine, May

Hicks, Cinque, Poised Stands Tall, Creative Loafing Atlanta, March 9

Noonan, Kate, “The Missing,” Baltimore City Papers, January 14

Tarnowski, Dan, “Conceptual Figures @ Deitch Projects,” Whitehot Magazine, October

Mason, Doug, “Exhibit showcases extra small, powerful works of art,” Knoxville `News Sentinel, March 23

Fauer, Jon, “Ridley Howard,” Film and Digital Times, March

Kunitz, Daniel, “A Collectors Fantasy on Display,” The New York Sun, October 18

Viveros-Faunce, Christian, “Vapid Transit,” The Village Voice, October 30

Richmans, Susan, “Ridley Howard at Solomon Projects,” Art Papers, January/February

Mullins, Charlotte, Painting People; Figure Painting Today,” DAP Press

Cullum, Jerry, “Ridley Howard at Solomon Projects,” Atlanta Journal Constitution, December 24

Feaster, Felicia, “Ridley Howard’s Feminine Mystique,” Creative Loafing, Atlanta, December 6

Dimling-Cochran, Rebecca, “Ridley Howard,” The Atlantan, November

Vona, Luca, “Il Nuovo Folk,” Exibart.onpaper, no. 32, September

Benz, Mario, “Auf der Suche im Nirgendwo,” Basler Zeitung, June 8, p.25

Mullins, Charlotte, “False Sense of Security,” Financial Times, August 13

Miller, Francine, “Ridley Howard,” Teme Celeste, July/August

Naces, Mario, “Is Orange the New Blue?” The New York Observer, May 2, p.20

Kunitz, Daniel, “Meet the New Folk,” ArtReview, April

Kunitz, Daniel, “Modern Folk,” Vanity Fair, April

Finch, Charlie, “The Decline and Fall of Painting,” Artnet.com, April

Schaefer, Kayleen, “Culture: Ridley Howard,” Details, April p.56

Cullum, Jerry, “Same Name, Different Game,” Atlanta Journal Constitution, July 18

Feaster, Felicia, “Summer Sizzles,” Creative Loafing, July 8

Collins, Ian, “Painting Comes out of the Cold” Eastern Daily Express, UK, London, July 3

Chambers, Christopher, “October Picks,” NY Arts, October

Worth, Alexi, “Ridley Howard,” The New Yorker, October 7

Koslow Miller, Francine, “Ridley Howard,” Artforum, pp.187-188

McQuaid, Kate, “Ridley Howard,” The Boston Globe, March 22

Valentine, Mark, “Paintings of Suburban Childhood,” The South End News, March 8

McQuaid, Kate, “Ridley Howard, Striking Portraits,” The Boston Globe, July 22

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